By Tony Steidler-Dennison

Some may say all of us wish Linux with an OS X graphical consumer interface. Mac for Linux Geeks will help you step-by-step in migrating from Linux–based platforms to OS X. twin booting, virtualization, and development out the Linux setting on OS X are mentioned intimately, besides a comparative view of well–known Mac instruments and their open resource equivalents. Written for day-by-day use, this concise and loyal consultant will steer you around the technical panorama out of your selected Linux taste to the OS X promised land.

  • Live with OS X, yet paintings with Linux tools
  • Make the OS X–Linux hybrid a reality
  • Use Mac instruments the place attainable and unfastened software program the place appropriate

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